Final comments from staff

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Children have developed skills in drawing and printmaking which they would not normally have had the opportunity to do in this way. The artist brought new ideas and methods of working which we wouldn’t normally have used. Children found the visual aspect of evolution exciting and inspirational and the images they looked at and created […]

LYDGATE J&I

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Project:  Printmaking – A Play on Evolution Participants:  Year 3 pupils Partnering with:  Mill Lane Primary Artist:  Shelley Burgoyne Science topic:  Biology, Evolution and Inheritance We have chosen to focus on changes and adaptations that happen over time in the animal and human world. The focus on Evolution gives us a very strong link to […]

Session Images

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See some of the pictures from our visit to MOSI on our website here. See some of the pictures from our Change Project on our website here. See our video wearing the T-Shirts we made here (large file).

Session 1: 13th February 2015

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We got off to a great start and had a really good time. There was so much energy and enthusiasm!   We are focussing on changes in our world through evolution. We have started to use the drawings of fossils from our project books to develop some printmaking. We made drawings into the polyblock to prepare […]

Session 2: 6th March 2015

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Year 3 worked so hard today to gather images and ideas towards the Timeline. It’s quite hard thinking back to when the world began and how everything is created. We tried to imagine all the animals and where they fitted in evolution by standing in a very long line. We have created lots of drawings […]

Session 3: 20th March 2015

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An incredibly busy and dynamic session, we got such a lot done. We watched Shelley doing more drawing demonstrating and used these ideas in our books. These are now nearly finished. Everyone helped each other to do the T-shirt printing. This was an especially enjoyable part of the morning – to actually print our own […]